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OnSSI Goes on the Offensive

Striking back at those who confuse them for Milestone and Genetec, OnSSI has launched an animated video denigrating the value of 'recorders'. Key statements from OnSSI include: They 'use someone else's recorder but that is just part of [their] ...

By John Honovich - about 9 years ago

ICx Company Profile

This note overviews ICx's product offerings and financial breakdown, including an analysis of their video analytic and PSIM products. In August, 2010, FLIR acquired ICx at a valuation of $236 Million (acquisition price of $274 Million - $38 Millio...

By John Honovich - about 9 years ago

Intergraph Acquired for Over $2 Billion

Intergraph provides geospatial software and specific to the security market, command and control/PSIM software. Intergraph has been acquired for $2.125 Billion by Sweedish firm Hexagon (publicly traded - HEXAB). Intergraph reported overall 2009 r...

By John Honovich - about 9 years ago

PSIM Positioning Examined

In June 2010, CNL provided a candid assessment on the competitive positioning and value of PSIM solutions. In this update, we examine and comment on the claims made. CNL criticizes video and access control system who provide limited integration b...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

What do Manufacturers Think About the Future of Video Analytics?

A recent STE print supplement carried an interview with video surveillance manufacturers. Below is a summary of manufacturers's answer to "How will video analytics gain traction and become a profitable part of the video surveillance industry in 20...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

2010 Spring Surveillance Trends

Emerging from ISC West, a number of clear trends will likely impact purchasing decisions over the next 12 months. In this premium report, we examine the 6 key factors, including positive and negative trends Poll: Which trend will have the most im...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Raises Modest New Funding

A government filing reveals that Proximex has raised modest new investment. The SEC filing dated January 29, 2010, Proximex disclosed that it raised $1.39 Million USD. This is the first public investment activity we have seen since NICE acquired ...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Defends PSIM Against Penny Stock Company

Vidsys has taken to its blog to defend PSIM against criticism from the President of a penny stock company using an AOL email address and a website not found on Google. The company, Infrared Systems International, claims that integration of securi...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Video Surveillance Market Size and Forecast Guide 2010

This guide references and analyzes publicly announced forecasts and sizing for the video surveillance market. It should provide extensive background for professionals seeking video surveillance statistics on cameras, video management systems, vide...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago

Is PSIM Available at a VMS Price?

OnSSI makes an appealing but questionable claim that they deliver "PSIM at a VMS price" in a Security Squared December 2009 survey article. This raises two interesting questions: (1) Does OnSSI offer a PSIM? and (2) could they offer it at a VMS pr...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago

What does Orsus's Acquisition Mean for PSIM?

The Orsus acquisition has delivered a great spike in discussion about PSIM - some good, some critical, especially given the price paid. (For background, see our review of the NICE-Orsus acquisition). Not surprisingly, the PSIM manufacturers see t...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago

Why Security Managers Need the Wal-Mart of PSIM

All of the PSIM companies focus on serving the high end. It kills their chances at making a major difference in the security market and limits their financial upside. Ports, military bases, governments and mega-corporations are all willing to spe...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago

NICE Acquires Orsus - Confirms Weak PSIM Market

NICE Systems has acquired Orsus for $22 Million. While this looks to be a good deal for NICE, it raises many important questions for the state of the PSIM market. Background On November 23, 2009, NICE confirmed that it is acquiring Orsus. NICE, ...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago

NICE to Acquire Orsus Rumors True

Now confirmed (Nov 23, 2009), Multiple Israeli news sources are reporting that NICE is in talks to acquire Orsus. If this comes true, it would be an important event for the video surveillance and broader security market.The Israeli papers are repo...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago

Corporate Video Surveillance Recommendations

What's the best video surveillance solution for a multi-site corporation? Almost all multi-site corporations extensively use security systems such as video surveillance often requiring complex integration and planning. In this report, we examine ...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago

Surveillance Recorder Standards Examined (PSIA / ONVIF)

Security managers suffer from no standards for surveillance recorders. Even large organizations with thousands of cameras and hundreds of sites rarely use more than 1 or 2 manufacturer's recorders (even if they use more than a dozen manufacturer's...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago

Are Standards Improving PSIM?

Undoubtedly, the lack of standards are a major barrier to the growth of the PSIM market. Without standards for video management, access control and other security systems, each PSIM manufacturer is forced to develop customized support for the doze...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago

Emerging Video Surveillance Guide 2009

This directory examines the benefits and risks of emerging video surveillance technologies for security managers and integrators. Special emphasis is placed on identifying the risks. They are regularly ignored yet critical to success of deploying ...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago

Long Beach PSIM Integration Challenges

Representatives from the Port of Long Beach and their consultant discussed key challenges in integrating and deploying their PSIM system (this is a project Proximex recently announced and SecuritySquared profiled). The most interesting issues dis...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago

New Producs Directory ASIS 2009 Finalized

This report examines 37 new products announced for ASIS 2009. It includes links to the individual product's webpages as well as our product analysis based on briefings and Q/A with manufacturers.

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago

New Products with the Most Significant Cost Drops

While "groundbreaking" technology is exciting to examine, significant cost changes usually have a more immediate impact on industries. The 3 newly products that have the most significant cost drops are: ioimage's $990 USD smart camera: This eff...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

Proximex's C100 -- Mainstream PSIM Examined

Proximex is developing a PSIM appliance, called the C100, that aims to be more affordable and simpler to deploy than traditional physical security information management offerings. Challenges of PSIM While a number of PSIM focused startups have ...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

Vidsys Seeks Funding

According to V/B Research, PSIM provider Vidsys is looking for more funding. Vidsys wants to complete a Series C rounds and is interested in $5M USD from an outside investor to close the round. This would be in addition to $13 M USD previously rai...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

Are Public CCTV Cameras an Utter Fiasco?

The UK's love-hate relationship with CCTV cameras continues. This time, the head of the UK's police video imaging division called their use an "utter fiasco." Setting aside the prudence of creating an international bruhaha, it's quite damming give...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

VMS / NVR / DVR 2009 Mid-Year Market Review

Over the first half of 2009, improvements in deployment simplicity was the strongest theme for video management systems. While few to no groundbreaking features were introduced, more than a dozen manufacturers took steps to reduce the complexity o...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

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